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Sale of Irish Art by Adrian Margey

Artist Adrian Margey will return to the Portrush Atlantic Hotel (formerly Ramada) this Bank Holiday Weekend (Friday, April 28 – Monday, May 1) with a new exhibition and sale of his work.

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Jimmy Morrow gets a head shave in aid of Comic Relief courtesy of Anita Graffin of Scissors. 1989.

In Pictures: The way we were

Here are a few photos from the Ballymena Times archive to get you all talking.

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Tumble out of bed and book your tickets for 9 to 5 NOW!

Tumble out of bed and book your tickets for 9 to 5 NOW!

What a way to make a living!

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VIDEO: Come to 9 to 5 The Musical, says Violet

“9 to 5 The Musical is the perfect show for anyone who has ever wanted to string up their boss...which is most of us”: DOLLY PARTON.

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Special Olympics Ulster have issued a call for volunteers to help on their annual Collection Day in Antrim on May 5. (Submitted Picture).

Special Olympics seeking ‘Superheroes’ in Antrim

Special Olympics Ulster have issued a call for their annual Collection Day in Antrim on Friday, May 5, to help transform lives through sport.

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There will be a chance to get close to nature at a Wild Food Foray near Carnlough on Saturday, April 29. (Submitted Picture).

Opportunity to go on a ‘Wild Food Foray’

There will be an opportunity to join Ulster Wildlife and Forage Ireland on Saturday, April 29, near Carnlough to uncover the wild spring larder that’s just waiting to be tasted at Straidkilly Nature Reserve.

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Sylvia Dunlop with charity campaigner Steve Dayman (right), and Meningitis Now NI Community Ambassador Carl Monteith.

Ballymena supporter joining charity’s walk to fight meningitis

A Ballymena woman, who lost her daughter to meningitis, is stepping out once again to raise awareness of the disease and funds for charity, Meningitis Now.

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UFU launch ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’ competition for schools

Nursery, primary and special schools in Ballymena and the wider borough are being challenged to put their creative skills to the test in a competition on the theme ‘Eating Healthy Local Food’.

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Some of those who took part in BIG Spring Clean in Randalstown.

BIG Clean Roadshow rolls into Randalstown

Tidy Randalstown has joined forces with Live Here Love Here, Girl Guiding Ulster and local volunteers to carry out a BIG Spring Clean of Randalstown.

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Members of the Muckamore WI Drama Group who took part in the Federation of Womens Institutes of Northern Ireland 2017 Drama Festival which was held in Mountjoy Omagh on April 1 pictured with their awards.

Lots of drama at Muckamore WI

Members of the Muckamore Women’s Institute Drama Group are celebrating their success in the Federation of Women’s Institutes of Northern Ireland 2017 Drama Festival which was held in Omagh at the start of the month.

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NIEA announces further chance to access youth funding

The Education Authority (EA) has confirmed that there will be a further opportunity to apply for youth funding following a number of unsuccessful applications to the Extended Provision Youth Scheme.

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The Mayor, Councillor John Scott and Carol Shane launch the Rybnik Days - Future of Europe Programme.

Young people sought to have their say on the future of Europe

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is seeking to recruit four young people, aged 18- 24 years, to take part in a European programme which will see them travel to Poland.

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Ald Sandy Spence helps launch Bob A Job Week with West Church scout Alan Totten - 1989

IN PICTURES: The Way We Were

Here are a few photos from the Ballymena Times archive to get you all talking.

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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Alzheimer’s Society offers training for informal caregivers

People who support or care for a person living with dementia are being offered the chance to learn more about the condition and how it affects the person who has it.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.

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Two-year-old girl almost died after swallowing car key battery

Parents have been warned of the dangers of lithium batteries following a near-fatal incident when a toddler swallowed a lithium cell battery which fell out of a button car key

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Seamus Heaney.

Genealogy: The county that gave us Seamus Heaney and Danny Boy

This is the third instalment of our quick tour round the counties to remind us of the pleasure that versifiers give us.

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Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Advice: You still have employment rights, even without a written contract

Q. I have been employed for two years, but I have never received a contract of employment, I keep asking my employer for this but they are not giving it to me. What are my rights?

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